Week in Sloth
The Week in Sloth
“Afro Samurai” (Spike 9 p.m.) Samuel L. Jackson, Kelly Hu and Ron Perlman provide the voices for this new anime series about a black samurai who goes on a mission to avenge his father’s death in futuristic feudal Japan.
“Starveillance” (E! 11:30 p.m.) From the creator of “Celebrity Deathmatch” comes this claymation puppet show poking sketch comedy fun at celebrites like Ashton and Demi, Tom and Katie and--of course--Britney and Kevin.
Murder 101: College Can Be Murder (Hallmark 6 p.m.) If you buy all your murder mysteries at the supermarket and/or airport, then you’re probably going to love this quaint made-for-TV flick. Still-breathing Dick Van Dyke stars as an absentminded but brilliant criminology professor who solves crimes in his spare time.
“Grease: You’re the One That I Want” (KOB-4 7 p.m.) The latest in TV’s unending string of singing/dancing reality competitions has a bunch of people competing to win the lead roles in a new Broadway production of Grease.
“The Apprentice” (KOB-4 8:30 p.m.) For the sixth season, Donald Trump hauls his dog-and-pony show to Los Angeles. ... Oh, and the losing team has to sleep in tents. Gives it that added “Survivor” vibe.
“The Surreal Life: Fame Games” (VH1 7 p.m.) “Surreal Life” faves (if I can use that word), including Vanilla Ice, Brigitte Nielsen, Emmanuel Lewis and Ron Jeremy, compete in games that test their “Hollywood survival skills.”
“Shooting Sizemore: Clean and Sobering” (VH1 8:30 p.m.) Who’s the latest drugged-out, washed-up celebrity to get his own reality show on VH1? Black Hawk Down star Tom Sizemore.
“Gay, Straight or Taken?” (Lifetime 6 p.m.) This seems like a mean twist on the reality/
“33rd Annual People’s Choice Awards” (KRQE-13 8 p.m.) Finally, a place to reward that poor underperforming film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.
“Armed & Famous” (KRQE-13 7 p.m.) Celebrities Erik Estrada, La Toya Jackson, Jack Osbourne, Jason “Wee-Man” Acuña and Trish Stratus undergo police training to become reserve police officers in Muncie, Ind. ... You know, perhaps a program to reintegrate D-list celebrities back into society would be less cruel than all these reality shows.
Royal Wedding (1951) at KiMo Theatre
Classic film starring Fred Astaire, Jane Powell and Peter Lawford. Part of the Movie Musicals film series.
The Wrecking Crew at Guild Cinema
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